QStraint has announced the availability of a new option for its award winning QPOD the first fully integrated wheelchair securement station. The Velocity XPress is a mechanical remote release option that eliminates the need for electrical...
Dan and Debbie Scoggins wanted the best for their son Jacob. After their requests to their Homeowner’s Association for permission to build a wheelchair ramp at the front door of their home and for permission for Jacob to ride an ATV within the housing subdivision went unanswered, they filed suit......
Eleven young women took part in the 'Miss Independence' beauty contest for wheelchair users in Moscow on Wednesday. Russia has more than 13 million people with disabilities, according to the European Pressphoto Agency. Related: Cancer survivors strut their stuff on the catw …
Longtime VICE contributors and honey bunnies Janicza Bravo and Brett Gelman are responsible for the Hair Trilogy of VICE magazine columns entitled Toupee, Combover, and Rat Tail, respectively. And not only are they dark comedic geniuses and human beings par excellence, they are also very talented filmmakers. Show More Summary
Injured Oklahoma City Thunder star Russell Westbrook went to the Oklahoma University Children's Hospital yesterday to meet with some little tornado victims. Westbrook, who is in a wheelchair himself after tearing his meniscus, befriend three-year-old Greyson Ketchie, Brandy McDonnell of newsOK reports. Show More Summary
The Vatican on Tuesday denied that Pope Francis had performed an exorcism after an Italian religious television channel said footage of the pontiff blessing a boy in a wheelchair showed he had."The Holy Father did not intend to perform...Show More Summary
Questions are swirling around the Pope’s laying on of hands to the head of a young man in St. Peter’s Square. The young man heaved deeply a half-dozen times, shook, and he then slumped in his wheelchair as Francis prayed over him. The television station of the Italian bishops’ conference said it had surveyed exorcists, [...]
Post by Adriana Velez Did you hear? New Pope Francis performed an exorcism! Sorta. After Sunday mass at St. Peter's Square, the Pope laid his hands on a young man in a wheelchair. The man then apparently "heaved deeply a half dozen times, shook, then slumped in his wheelchair" through the Pope's blessing. Show More Summary
When a New York Times music critic is as interested in how Mr. Levine controls his wheelchair as he is in the performance the conductor created, you know there is trouble afoot. Here's the piece: it's a review of Mr. Levine's return to conducting the Met Orchestra at Carnegie Hall. Like Mr. Show More Summary
Did You Hear? :: Lady Gaga is back on her feet and out of her golden wheelchair. And she’s back on social media, too. The signer posted the above photo, along with the message, “It is a dangerous place where we put ART, but sacred where we make it.” [Little Monsters] :: Demi Lovato has... More »
A young woman and her service dog melted hearts across the web Sunday when they showed up to her college graduation in matching caps and gowns. The cute graduate, who received her diploma in a wheelchair accompanied by her pooch, became...Show More Summary
Harleyville, SC – Police say 80-year-old Carlton Freeman has died after the double-amputee was dragged from his motorized wheelchair and mauled by four pit bulls. The attack happened on May 8 as Freeman was driving his motorized wheelchair. Show More Summary
The amputee killed by dogs last Wednesday was only the first in a string of tragic pit bull and dog attacks this week. The vicious killing of 80-year-old Carlton Freeman, a paralyzed man trapped in a wheelchair, brings more attention to the growing crisis of vicious dog packs. Nathan Francis reported the grueling details of [...]Show More Summary
An amputee has been killed by dogs in a horrific attack in South Carolina, according to reports.
TEMPE, Ariz. (AP) — An Arizona State University student who passed out and was left in a wheelchair in a hospital lobby with a Post-it note to tell doctors that he had participated in a drinking competition apparently put back about 20 shots of tequila.
An amputee was killed by dogs who descended on him as he sat in his wheelchair by the side of the road, a South Carolina corner found. The Dorchester County corner’s office released information about the May 8 dog attack that left the paralyzed 80-year-old man dead. Corner Chris Nisbey said that Carlton Freeman was [...]Show More Summary
It got started with the handicapped parking placards that in California and elsewhere made their way into the possession of not-so-disabled drivers. Then there were the reports of abuse of airport wheelchair attendant service, which can get you past security fast and which (to avoid litigation, embarrassment, or both) airlines often dispense on request without [...]Show More Summary
ORANGEBURG, S.C. -- Investigators say they have arrested a South Carolina man, accusing him of stealing money from his grandmother, along with her ele... Read more: Dumb Crime, Abuse of Vulnerable Adult, Richard Fleener II Robs Grandma, Man Steals Grandma Electric Wheelchair, Richard Fleener II, South Carolina Man Robs Grandma, Man Robs Grandma, Weird News News
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Among the dramas coming to NBC is Ironside, a series that stars Blair Underwood as a wheelchair bound detective that doesn't let his handicap slow him down, as evidenced by the footage featured in the trailer above. NBC has his one set to air on Wednesday nights, following Revolution and Law and Order: SVU, starting this fall.